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Are ETFs a harbinger of doom for the markets?

ETFs are in the dock accused of several crimes; but the evidence doesn’t stand up

PassiveBeat: active does better when there’s more passives around

Competition really does improve the breed by pushing more active investments - and lowers costs as well.

PassiveBeat: active does better when there’s more passives around

Competition really does improve the breed by pushing more active investments - and lowers costs as well.

PassiveBeat: Making America's bridges great again

America's infrastructure is crumbling to bits and both presidential candidates promise to spend heavily on improving it. Here's how to play the boom whoever wins.

Uber set to go the distance with $40bn valuation

Can a glorified taxi firm really be worth US$40 billion (£25 billion)? Or is this the canary in the coal mine for the next technology bust?

Will US-China pollution deal be a lot of hot air?

So just how big a deal was the emissions-cutting agreement between the US and China, signed recently by the countries’ presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping?

Apple without Jobs

Steve Jobs announced last night he was quitting as Apple CEO. Here are some thoughts to weigh up on the future of the company as an investment.

Pictures from the Citywire Wealth Management Forum

We had a bumper turn out yesterday for the Citywire Wealth Management Forum at The Dorchester. Today we bring you a raft of pictures from the event.

Name Bolton's successor and win a prize

Fidelity have confirmed that the successor to Anthony Bolton on the Fidelity Special Situations fund will be announced in the week commencing 14 May.

US tech stocks focus: eBay proves its points

Leading web auction house eBay has scored several points over the sceptics with its very strong set of quarterly results, writes Richard Lander.

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